Careers

 

At Carpe Data, we’re always looking for new members to add to our diverse and growing team. If you’re interested in immersing yourself in an innovative, fun culture and feel like you have something great to bring to the table, then we want to hear from you!

Carpe Data prides itself on providing our employees with opportunities for growth and professional development, and maintaining a positive work environment. Our office is located in the heart of Santa Barbara, directly above the hustle and bustle of downtown State Street, complete with balcony views of the ocean.

We value a work environment that fosters goodwill and teamwork, and regularly coordinate events to bring our employees together, including team lunches and dinners, happy hours and sunset cruises, volunteer events, and participation in company sponsored sports teams. Our offices are full of dedicated individuals, great music, in-house beverages and snacks, and dog mascots.

UPDATE May 2017: We are pleased to announce we have received $6.6 million in Series A funding. There is no better time to join our growing team!

Data Analyst

Who we are

Carpe Data is a next generation data company that provides predictive scoring and data products for insurers seeking a holistic view into each risk. Leveraging the social web, online content, wearables, connected devices, and other next generation sources, Carpe Data is introducing an entirely new category of data to the insurance industry. We are among the top 23 Insurtech startups, as recently selected from over 800 companies to participate in the Plug and Play Insurance Innovation Platform. Visit http://www.carpe.io for additional information.

What we are looking for

{Carpe Data is seeking a Data Analyst to join a talented and agile product development team. This role’s main focus will be to lead the creation of a new product in collaboration with other members of the technology team. The role requires creativity in product ideation and detail-orientedness in testing and iterations.

This position presents the opportunity to work in a critical role in a disruptive and fast-growing startup that just raised $6.6 million in Series A funding. There is no better time to join our growing team!

Candidate must be local to the Santa Barbara area, no telecommuting.

 

 

Responsibilities

  • - Create regular expressions to better harness available web data
  • - Brainstorm new applications of our existing data
  • - Research new data sources to improve our existing product
  • - Suggest process improvements and internal tools to facilitate the product development life cycle
  • - Implement creative ad-hoc strategies to meet project/research demands

Skills

  • - Interest in harnessing online web data
  • - Enthusiasm for technology and desire to work in a fast-paced startup environment
  • - Detail-oriented, analytical, and patient
  • - Self-motivated to explore and undertake new projects
  • - Relevant Bachelor’s degree or coursework
  • - Experience utilizing regular expressions

Compensation

  • - Competitive salary based on experience
  • - Health and dental insurance
  • - 401k with company matching
  • - Open vacation
  • - Working in the heart of downtown Santa Barbara on the 6th floor of the Balboa Building, in an office full of natural sunlight and gorgeous views of the surrounding scenery
  • - Stocked snacks including fresh fruit
  • - Company culture events such as board game nights, movie nights, happy hours, ping pong tournaments, team lunches and undeniably one of the best Fiesta parties in Santa Barbara, on our 6th floor balcony directly over the parade
  • - The opportunity to be a core player at a small company that is very well-positioned in an enormous insurance data market that is anxious to integrate our data

Quality Assurance Analyst

Who we are

Carpe Data is a next generation data company that provides predictive scoring and data products for insurers seeking a holistic view into each risk. Leveraging the social web, online content, wearables, connected devices, and other next generation sources, Carpe Data is introducing an entirely new category of data to the insurance industry. We are among the top 23 Insurtech startups, as recently selected from over 800 companies to participate in the Plug and Play Insurance Innovation Platform. Visit https://carpe.io for additional information.

What we are looking for

{Carpe Data is seeking a Quality Assurance Analyst to join a talented and agile product development team. The QA Analyst is a software tester and problem solver. The position’s duties include testing software for problems, documenting any issues, and ensuring errors are corrected. A good QA analyst will find and report issues with software before it is released to the end user.

This role will collaborate with Product, Engineering, and Customer Success to develop innovative products in a fast-paced environment. Candidates should have an interest in software development, technology, and the testing process, as well as exceptional attention to detail and communication skills.

This is an entry-level position in a cross-functional and business-critical role in a disruptive and fast-growing startup. It is a great opportunity for both recent graduates looking to get into software, and current QA professionals.

Responsibilities

  • - Learn and master the inner workings of a full enterprise product suite
  • - Run software tests according to test plans and carefully document the results
  • - Review product design documentation to ensure that requirements stated are correct, unambiguous, and verifiable
  • - Ensure that software development meets these requirements
  • - Receive reports of production bugs and quickly take action to investigate or resolve
  • - Troubleshoot potential software issues, look for workarounds, and deliver this information to our internal team members in a clear and concise manner
  • - Liaise with internal teams (e.g. developers and product managers) to identify system requirements

Skills

  • - Ability to spot flaws and inconsistencies
  • - Love for good software quality at all levels - from behavior-driven tests to overall product experience
  • - A technology enthusiast. Excited to work in a fast-paced development environment, and eager to work with new technologies
  • - Extremely detail-oriented, logical and patient
  • - Self-motivated to explore and undertake new projects
  • - Comfortable working closely with developers and other folks at {Carpe Data
  • - Local to the Santa Barbara area, no telecommuting

Nice To Have

  • - Bachelor’s degree
  • - 0-2 years relevant work experience in QA, Data Analysis or Data Quality
  • - Ability to write PostgreSQL database queries
  • - An interest in UI/UX and photoshop abilities to create mockups and wireframes
  • - Startup experience

Compensation

  • - Competitive salary based on experience
  • - Health and dental insurance
  • - Stock options
  • - 401k with company matching
  • - Open vacation
  • - Working in the heart of downtown Santa Barbara on the 6th floor of the Balboa Building, in an office full of natural sunlight and gorgeous views of the surrounding scenery
  • - Stocked snacks including fresh fruit
  • - Company culture events such as board game nights, movie nights, team lunches and undeniably one of the best Fiesta parties in Santa Barbara, on our 6th floor balcony directly over the parade
  • - Being a core player at a small company that is very well-positioned in an enormous insurance data market that is anxious to integrate our data

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